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Ott S. Toomet

CV Lecturer
otoomet@uw.edu

Specialization

  • Econometrics
  • Labor Economics
  • Socialization, Interethnic Contacts

Courses

  • INFO 201 - Technical Foundations
  • INFX 573 - Data Science I: Theoretical Foundations

Biography

Ott Toomet obtained his PhD in economics from Aarhus University in 2005 and has been mainly based in Tartu University afterwards. He has been working with labor economics and published papers on segregation, discrimination, and statistical methods.

Education

  • Ph D, Economics, Aarhus University, 2005
  • MA, Economics, Tartu University, 2001
  • MSC, Physics, Tartu University, 1997
  • BA, Physics, Tartu University, 1993

Publications and Contributions

  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Estonian energy supply strategy assessment for 2035 and its vulnerability to climate driven shocks (2016)
    Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, Volume 35, Issue 2, Page 469–478, ISBN/ISSN: 1944-7450 Authors: Mariliis Lehtveer, Martynas Pelakauskas, Cagatay Ipbüker, Mark Howells, H-Holger Rogner, Anjana Das, Ott Toomet, Alan H. Tkaczyk
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    On Government-Subsidized Training Programs for Older Workers (2016)
    LABOUR, Volume 30, Issue 4, Page 371–392, ISBN/ISSN: 1467-9914 Authors: Christine Dauth, Ott Toomet
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Do better educated emigrants intend to return? Evidence from Estonian return migration from Finland (2015)
    The Economics of Cultural Diversity Authors: Eneli Pungas, Ott Toomet, Tiit Tammaru
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Ethnic segmentation in leisure time activities in Estonia (2015)
    Leisure Studies, Volume 34, Issue 5, Page 566-587 Authors: Kristiina Kamenik, Tiit Tammaru, Ott Toomet
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Where Do Ethno-Linguistic Groups Meet? How Copresence during Free-Time Is Related to Copresence at Home and at Work (2015)
    PLoS ONE, Volume 10, Issue 5, Page e0126093 Authors: Ott Toomet, Siiri Silm, Erki Saluveer, Rein Ahas, Tiit Tammaru
  • Software
    intReg: Interval Regression (2015)
    Author: Ott Toomet
  • Software
    maxLik: Maximum Likelihood Estimation and Related Tools (2015)
    Authors: Ott Toomet, Arne Henningsen
  • Software
    sampleSelection: Sample Selection Models (2015)
    Authors: Ott Toomet, Arne Henningsen
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Does Better Pre-Migration Performance Accelerate Immigrants’ Wage Assimilation? (2014)
    Labour Economics, Volume 30, Page 212-222 Authors: Boris Hirsch, Elke J. Jahn, Ott Toomet, Daniela Hochfellner
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Social Networks and Labor Market Inequality between Ethnicities and Races (2013)
    Network Science, Volume 1, Issue 3, Page 321-352 Authors: Ott Toomet, van der Leij, Marco Juri, Meredith Rolfe
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Thomas-Kilmann’s Conflict Management Modes and their relationship to Fiedler’s Leadership Styles (2013)
    Baltic Journal of Management, Volume 8, Issue 1, Page 45-65 Authors: Sigrit Altmäe, Kulno Türk, Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Toode koosneb asjast endast ja muinasjutust (A product contains the product and a fairy tale) (2013)
    Äripäev Author: Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Visa muutumine (Slow changes) (2013)
    Sirp Author: Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Daniel Hess: Tartul on pakkuda palju erilist ja nauditavat (2012)
    Tartu Postimees Authors: Ott Toomet, Kadri Leetmaa
  • Newspaper
    Helkuri kandmisest ja jalakäijate õigustest (Reflector and the rights of pedestrians) (2012)
    Tartu Postimees Author: Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Ott Toomet: tahad tööd? Siis vaheta nime! (Want a job? Change your name!) (2012)
    Author: Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Ärihoone aitab Emajõge ja kesklinna kaubandust (A commerical building will help to revitalize the river and the business in downtown) (2012)
    Tartu Postimees Author: Ott Toomet
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Learn English, not the Local Language! Ethnic Minorities in the Baltic States (2011)
    American Economic Review, Volume 101, Issue 3, Page 526-531 Author: Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Miljöömaksu tuleks kompenseerida (We should compensate the “environment tax”) (2011)
    Tartu Postimees Author: Ott Toomet
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Venekeelse elanikkonna eesti keele oskus, sissetulek ja tööpuudus Eestis: miks naistele on keeleoskus olulisem? (Estonian language skills of Russian-speaking population, income, and unemployment in Estonia: why is language more important for women?) (2011)
    Sooline ebavordsus tooelus: arengud Eestis ja rahvusvaheline vordlus (Gender in the labor market: Developments in Estonia in International Context), Page 56-64 Author: Ott Toomet
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    maxLik: A package for maximum likelihood estimation in R (2011)
    Computational Statistics, Volume 26, Issue 3, Page 443-458, ISBN/ISSN: 0943-4062 Authors: Arne Henningsen, Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Eesti maksusüsteemi võiks lihtsustada (Estonian tax system should be simplified) (2010)
    Ajakiri HEI Author: Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Miks valimislubadusi uskuda ei saa (Why we cannot trust politicians’ promises before elections) (2010)
    Tartu Postimees Author: Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Mis on tänavuse Majanduse Nobeli preemia sisu? (What is behind this year’s Nobel Price) (2010)
    Tartu Postimees Author: Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Turumajandus energiatootmises (Market Economy in Energy Production) (2010)
    Tartu Postimees Author: Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Eestlaste ja venelaste tööpuudus 1989-2007 (Unemployment among ethnic Estonians and Russians 1989-2007 (2009)
    Vikerkaar Author: Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Teadus või poliitika (Science or Politics?) (2009)
    Tartu Postimees Author: Ott Toomet
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Emerging ethnic wage gap: Estonia during political and economic transition (2008)
    Journal of Comparative Economics, Volume 36, Issue 4, Page 599-619 Authors: Kristjan-Olari Leping, Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Kodakondsus - tuleviku proovikivi (Citizenship – a test for the future. (2008)
    Tartu Postimees Author: Ott Toomet
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Sample Selection Models in R: Package sampleSelection (2008)
    Journal of Statistical Software, Volume 27, Issue 7, Page 1–23, ISBN/ISSN: 1548-7660 Authors: Arne Henningsen, Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Miks venelased teenivad nii vähe? (Why do Russians earn so little?) (2007)
    Eesti Päevaleht Author: Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Odava võõrtööjõu hind (Price of cheap immigrant labour) (2007)
    Eesti Ekspress Author: Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Sisseränne ei ole katastroof (Immigration is not a disaster) (2007)
    Eesti Päevaleht Author: Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Tagasi Eestisse? (Back to Estonia?) (2007)
    Universitas Tartuensis Author: Ott Toomet
  • Working Paper
    Threat effect of the active labor market programs: Evidence from a natural experiment (2007)
    , Issue 70 Author: Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Hirmus tuumaenergia (Scary nuclear energy) (2006)
    Tartu Postimees Author: Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Pensionärid, eluiga ja majanduskasv (Pensioners, life expectancy and economic growth) (2006)
    Eesti Ekspress Author: Ott Toomet
  • Working Paper
    A search model of discouragement (2005)
    , Issue 1633 Authors: Michael Rosholm, Ott Toomet
  • Working Paper
    Does an increase in unemployment income lead to longer unemployment spells? Evidence using Danish unemployment assistance data (2005)
    , Issue 2005-7 Author: Ott Toomet
  • Newspaper
    Kas teadus ja innovatsioon on eduks vajalik? (Are research and innovation needed for success?) (2005)
    Eesti Ekspress Author: Ott Toomet
  • Ph.D. Thesis
    Regional variations in unemployment duration and discouragement probability (2005)
    Author: Ott Toomet
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    The supercluster-void network V.-The regularity periodogram (2002)
    Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 393, Issue 1, Page 1–23 Authors: E Saar, J Einasto, Ott Toomet, AA Starobinsky, H Andernach, M Einasto, E Kasak, E Tago
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    The Evolution of the Supercluster-Void Network (1995)
    Asstronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 296, Page 611-618 Authors: Patrick Frisch, M Gramann, Ott Toomet, J Einasto, Klaus J Fricke, W Freudling, M Einasto